Renovations Unveiled: Banana Republic Will Welcome You To Death (The Shophound)

SALE ROLL

  • Events listed by date.
    Star indicates prominent or particularly popular event.

    MIGUEL ANTOINNE
    60% to 80% Off Women's & Men's Designer Clothing
    August 9 — 30

    M - Sa 11 AM - 7 PM
    Su 12 PM - 6 PM
    39 Wooster St. bet. Grand & Broome Sts.

    SCOOP NYC
    Closet Clean-Up Sale

    Up to 80% Off Women's & Men's Clothing, Shoes, Handbags & Accessories in 2 Locations
    Begins August 14

    M - Sa 11 AM - 8 PM
    Su 11 AM - 7 PM
    473 Broadway bet. Broome & Grand Sts.
    212.925.3539
    873 Washington St. bet. 13th & 14th Sts.
    212.929.1244

    BARNEYS
    WAREHOUSE SALE

    Clearance Savings on Women's & Men's Clothing, Shoes & Accessories
    August 21 — September 1

    Th - F 8 AM - 9 PM
    Sa - Su 10 AM - 8 PM
    Labor Day Sept. 1 10 AM - 7 PM
    Metropolitan Pavilion
    110 W. 19th St. bet. 6th & 7th Aves.

    ABC CARPET & HOME
    Bronx Warehouse Sale

    Up to 80% Off Carpets, Furniture, Bedding & Bath & other Home Accessories including brands like
    RALPH LAUREN HOME, KARTELL, JOIHN REEVES, TOM DIXON & many others. All Carpets will be priced by size only starting at $225.
    August 21 — September 14

    M - Sa 10 AM - 7 PM
    Su 11 AM - 6 PM
    ABC Carpet & Home Warehouse Outlet bet, Bruckner Blvd. & Watson Ave.
    1055 Bronx River Ave.
    718.842.8772

    COSABELLA
    Up to 70% Off Women's Innerwear, Sleepwear & Swimwear
    August 24 — 26

    Su 11 AM - 6 PM
    M - Tu 11 AM - 7 PM
    220 Lafayette St. bet. Spring & Kenmare Sts.

    GOODLIFE
    FAHERTY BRAND

    Up to 80% Off Men's & Women's Casual Clothing & Swimwear
    August 25 — 28

    M 1 PM - 8 PM
    Tu - W 10 AM - 8 PM
    Th 10 AM - 6 PM
    Chelsea Market
    75 9th Ave. bet. 15th & 16th Sts.

    FREE PEOPLE
    Up to 70% Off Women's Casual Sportswear
    August 27 — 31

    W 12 PM - 7 PM
    Th - Sa 10:30 AM - 7 PM
    Su 10:30 AM - 5 PM
    Chelsea Market
    75 9th Ave. bet. 15th & 16th Sts.

    CADET
    Up to 80% Off Men's Designer Clothing
    August 27 — September 1

    Daily 10 AM - 8 PM
    69 8th Ave. bet. 13th & 14th Sts., Suite XXX
    917.722.2390

    BESPOKEN
    Up to 75% Off Men's Designer Clothing & Accessories
    August 28 — 29

    Daily 9 AM - 7 PM
    Turnbull & Asser Building
    50 E. 57th St. bet. Madison & Park Aves., 7th fl.

    FRED PERRY SURPLUS
    Up to 70 % Off Women’s, Men’s & Children's Clothing, Shoes & Accessories with prices ranging from $10 to $100
    August 30 — September 1

    Daily 12 PM - 8 PM
    306 Grand St. bet. Roebling & Havemeyer Sts.,
    Williamsburg, Brooklyn
    347.689.2096

    SHOWROOM SEVEN
    Up to 90% Off Women's Designer Clothing & Accessories from labels like
    ERICKSON BEAMON, L.A.M.B., ISSA LONDON, GASPARI, ERIN DANA, LIEBESKIND, JOHNNY WAS & Others
    September 2 — October 3

    M - F 10 AM - 7 PM
    Sa 11 Am - 6 PM
    Su Closed
    263 11th Ave. bet. 27th & 28th Sts., 3rd fl.
    212.643.4810

    TAMARA MELLON
    Up to 80% Off Women's Designer Clothing, Shoes & handbags
    September 4 — 7

    Th - F 10 AM - 8 PM
    Sa 10 AM - 7 PM>br /> Su 10 AM - 4 PM
    260 5th Ave. bet. 28th & 29th Sts.
    212.725.5400

    THE SOCIETY BOUTIQUE
    Fall Opening Sale

    Formerly known as The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Thrift Shop, The Society Boutique is offering the best of its fall donations of Women's & Men's Designer Clothing, Jewelry, Accessories, Handbags, Housewares, Artwork & Furniture including labels such as
    ALEXANDER McQUEEN, VALENTINO, JIL SANDER, HERMES, CARTIER & others
    September 10 — 14

    W - Sa 10:30 AM - 6 PM
    Su 11:30 AM - 6 PM
    1440 Third Ave. bet. 81st & 82nd Sts.

    BOCHIC
    Up to 70% Off Fine Jewelry from the Red Carpet
    September 11 — 12

    Daily 12 PM - 5 PM
    12 W. 57th St. bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Suite 806

« Holiday Previews: Brooklyn Flea Branches Out To NoHo For The Holidays | Main | Alex K Returns! Kiddie Designer Edition »

November 11, 2009

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451e6b169e20120a6766c65970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Renovations Unveiled:

Banana Republic Will Welcome You To Death:

Comments

The center displays in each section are just too big. If one person (with an ipod on) is looking at something at one end, and a couple is over on the other end (which is what happened to me), I couldn't get past them to take a look at this leather jacket that was on the wall behind the display. This is on a weekday, at noon. What if it was Saturday afternoon??

I worked at Banana for a soul-crushing two weeks some time ago, and I promise you, most of those sales staff would like nothing better than to leave you alone. But the managers (of which, like you said, there are ALWAYS too many of) stand around doing absolutely nothing, just watching the sales staff and how they interact with customers. Once I was put at the front and told to greet every single customer with a hello and a little speech about the day's sale event. When I started folding sweaters to have something to do while up there, a manager came up to me and scolded me for having missed greeting two of the 10 customers that had just wandered in. It's like a cult in there, trust me. The ones you want to get down on are the managers who have mainlined the kool-aid, not the entry sales staff who are just doing what they're pressured into.

HA HA, i've worked in Banana Republic for years and know exactly what being pressured into modeling a behavior that you know will actually turn customer off rather than "welcome them in" feels like. I do believe some sort of acknowledgement should be displayed from the staff, such as a smile or eye contact, but there will always be those people who really prefer to be left alone and approached only when they truly need help.

I've even seen some the junior managers and supervisor being bullied and scolded by some the other senior managers for not keeping better tabs on the salespeople. Gotta love retail, man.

WOW- I have never read such nasty comments from such obviously unhappy, disturbed individuals. The store is beautiful and I found it refreshing that the staff was excited about it's opening. YES it's rude, lacks class and any sort of maturity to enter a store with headphones on. Stay home. shop online. Going shopping is about engaging with people and enjoying the EXPERIENCE. Retail is lacking true excitement, passion and inspiration a store. Apathy is so common.
I thank the team at this store for the amazing energy they brought into this gorgeous store, I look forward to making this a must visit when in SOHO.

christophershawn: going shopping is about engaging with things you want or need to buy. Salespeople who are good at what they do, and are not bullied into behavior by their clueless supervisors, understand that some customers do not want to be approached, and learn to read and assess potential customers' needs. When I walk into a store, I expect to greeted, and that should be the end of it unless I indicate that I need assistance.

>>Retail is lacking true excitement, passion and inspiration a store. Apathy is so common. I thank the team at this store for the amazing energy they brought into this gorgeous store, I look forward to making this a must visit when in SOHO.

Chris must be climbing the management ladder. Either that or he's a bot.

>>It's like a cult in there, trust me.

That reminds me of a recruitment pitch from a company of knife-sellers who la-la-loved Dave Matthews Band and would immediately plan their next holidays together after coming back from their latest one.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your email address:


Powered by FeedBlitz

Blog powered by Typepad

  • Google
    Web theshophound.com

Categories

AddThis Social Bookmark Button